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of the man with the golden throat a spokesperson on this hour, which i applaud you. >> where is john edwards? >> john edwards. >> getting a haircut. >> if there was an oil painting of john edwards -- the haircut's not the first thing they'd mention. nbc's -- >> john edwards has an oil painting of himself in his house, i bet money on that. >> she didn't say oily. >> the seasonally elegant luke russert, thank you for joining us. and cnbc's john harwood, thank you. >>> fast-food works are joining thousands of low-wage earners in a day of solidarity. our super sized income problem in america ahead on "now." >>> time for the "your business" entrepreneur of the week. lauren wanted to introduce the cabbage dish to mainstream america. using former skills a marketer she created mother-in-law's k kimchi. the product carried in whole foods and pressure markets. watch "your business" this sunday morning at 7:30 on msnbc. [ male announcer ] now's the perfect time to buy an adjustable version of the most highly recommended bed in america. the tempur-pedic ergo system. treat yourself to the ultimate sleep
workers. let's talk to chris edwards director of tax and policy at the kato institute. but besides this number 143,000 workers, when everybody has basketball getting laid off. average civilian pay, average federal workday, $134,000. that is $32,000 more than the average pay. that is astonishing. >> if you look at total compensation, the average worker does $124,000 a year versus $68,000 a year. the benefits are amazing. they get a 401(k) styled pension and they get high job security. they are laid off one quarter of the rate that high workers are. we don't want to draw the best and most skilled workers in washington. >> it is interesting to me, people seem to know this. 67% of us think that the people in the private sector work harder than those in the public sector. the federal workforce has more machine money. we are supposed to be having budget cuts. why isn't anyone looking for it. this is one of the areas where republicans have pushed for spending restraint. there is a lot of money here. federal workers outside of the military cost us $240 billion a year. 100,000 beurocrats in
constitutional law professor, kenji yoshino. donna edwards of marylandment senior fellow, bob herbert and jayening off, the former director of consumer insurance oversight at the u.s. department of health and human services. nice to have you all here. >> a long intro for what your job was. your role was to begin the i am plemtation of aca. in certain ways you got the plum part of the job where you get to cover your young people longer and the end of these insurance mandates in certain ways. but this is the hard part. what should we be looking for? >> exchanges, if they're implemented correctly, can for the first time give individuals who have had no bargaining power against insurance companies, the same bargaining power that they would have if they worked for a large business. through these exchanges, 16 million people who haven't been in the market before are going to buy insurance, they're required to buy insurance. a majority of them will be subsidized by the federal government. so what a great opportunity that is for insurance companies and the exchanges if they go to insurance co
schlesinger reports one mother thought the pen would be mightier than the sword. >> debra edwards will never forget jun 2, 2009. she discovered her daughter dana clair's lifeless bloody body on her daughter's bathroom floor in the wealthy san antonio neighborhood of alamo heights. >> kneeled on the floor next to her and pushed the towel off of her head. >> dana clair edwards had an mba and worked in the family's construction business. she had been beaten and strange told death. on top of that dana's beloved dog was later found battered to death in a nearby park. >> thanks for coming in. appreciate it. >> absolutely. >> in police interview dana clair's ex-boyfriend 43-year-old thomas ford looked shocked and in grief. >> oh, god. >> but the two had just broken up and that made ford a natural suspect. in the beginning of their investigation police had little to work with, just some grainy surveillance video taken outside dana clair's apartment building showing a vehicle which looked like ford's suv entering and leaving around the time of the murders. but dana clair's mother had followed the inv
wanted to talk to you, because i said i would really like to talk to chief edwards, because your town, like newtown, we are hearing the language that you don't expect it to happen, right n a community that people think of as safe in a space, and either religious space or elementary school where you feel safe, and what is your message to the people of newtown this morning dealing with such a similar circumstance? >> first of all the thoughts and players of everybody in the milwaukee area, and au -- oak creek, because i cannot imagine what they are seeing and going through with the loss of the children. but it is one of the things that the community in which you live in and feel safe, and it is a nice community, and very similar community to ours as far size and population, and everything is similar. when something happens in an area that everybody deems is a safe area, whether it is a school or a temple, it is shocking. and it all depends upon the communi community. the community has to get together for support. the grieving process is a different issue, and a different component, and
sympathy for diann edwards of red lion, pennsylvania. she plays games on her laptop eight hours a day. >> it just gets addicting. i don't know why. what am i doing spending all this time playing a game? >> reporter: she spends $200 a month on her farmville habit. she can't help it. she's hooked. dr. timothy fong of ucla says he sees patients just like her every day. >> the average age of our patient is about 40. we've seen housewives, we've seen doctors, we've seen lawyers. the stereotype of the video game addict is a teenage kid in his underwear. that's not what's happening out there. >> reporter: the american psychological association has so far declined to recognize video game addiction as a diagnosis. but the apa lists video game psychologist as a hot career, because the gaming industry is highing psychologists as consultants to make their games more inticing. ariella leher, a trained psychologist designs games for middle aged women. >> our most popular title is called "murder she wrote." >> reporter: the content romance and mystery. but the psychology pure las vegas. >> i think t
edward vii hospital. kate middleton inside, right now. mom-to-be. and lara is there in london, with the very latest this morning. good morning to you, lara. >> good morning to you, josh, from outside buckingham palace. and williams' mother, princess diana, really did set a new standard when it came to raising a future heir. so, what has kate learned from her? we're going to look at that, just ahead. elizabeth? >> all right, lara. thank you so much. >>> first, let's get right to that incredible police dash cam video out of texas. it began as a routine traffic stop until the officers heard a scream from inside the car's trunk. the arrest, the rescue, all of it caught on tape. and abc's john muller has the entire story. >> reporter: this police dash cam video, capturing a routine traffic stop, that's about to become anything but routine. what cops don't know yet, there's a man tied up in that trunk, fearing for his life. that man, 22-year-old shawn bloomer, seen here in his twitter picture. police say these three kidnapped blomer from his job in august. he was beaten and stuffed
there at king edward the hospital for more than four years. she cared for hundreds of patients. but that's really about it. the hospital isn't even saying the manner of death but according to reports here in the uk, multiple sources say she took her own life and was found on the hospital premises this morning. they tried to revive her but unsuccessfully. the hospital interestingly said that they have been supporting her through this difficult time and telling us that she was having a tough time. we don't know exactly why or what else was going on in this woman's life. but it appears that she did commit suicide on the grounds of the hospital. anyone else who worked with her but people described as stunned, that the news is staggering. one of the things that this prank phone call really highlighted, aside from the fact that it was a breach of security, was the kindness and unsuspecting nature of both of the nurses who took the phone call. this nurse in question today was the one who originally took the call and then transferred it to the duchess of cambridge's ward. the hospital even said,
saddened to learn of her death. >> gullable nurse on duty at london's king edward's the seventh hospital. when her heinous was admitted for morning sickness. helping out on the desk when the two audit strallian dj's called pretending to be queen elizabeth and prince charles >> assured that their royal majesty was on the phone. reveals private details of kate's condition. >> i want to see how her little tummy bug is going. >> she is sleeping at the moment >> >> understandably mortified she had helped them get details. she then killed herself. >> we can confirm that she was recently the victim of a hoax call to the hospital. >> facing severe and incendiary backlash over the hoax. the station profoundly apoll devises and suspends indefinitely the djs involved but the station rejects the allegation that their prank is what caused the suicide. >> no one can reasonably foresee what actually happened in this case. it's incredibly every one of us are deeply saddened. we are incredibly sad for the family. >> the franksters invaded the pregnancy of a sick woman who happens to be a princess. are th
the course of my career. this is the air jordan 21. >> reporter: working at nike. dwayne edwards designed the signature sneaker lines of superstar athletes. carmelo anthony. derek jeter. and his childhood idol, michael jordan. but after 11 years at nike, edwards walked away. >> the footwear industry is close to a $50 billion industry in the u.s. alone. there's probably a good 3,000 to 4,000 footwear designers in this industry. but people of color are underrepresented. >> reporter: so what you're telling me, it comes down to exposure. people knowing about the industry. and also knowing where to go, how to maneuver your way into positions like you had? >> oh, most definitely. >> if you're asked to do something, you have to do it. >> reporter: that's when this father of two decided to pool his own resources. to open a footwear design school. >> we have to be designing the product as well. >> reporter: it opened in portland in 2010. it helped precious hannah secure a job at nike. >> here's a pencil. here's some paper. take it. do what you do. >> reporter: from women to minorities, dwayne edwa
. presumably with henry. what it probably won't be is andrew, edward or charles. my money would go on a kind of george possibly. or a henry or a james. >> or they could go a whole other direction and go latina, go with soledad. >> that's the least likely thing to happen in the history of the royal family. >> really? less likely than piers? >> listen, wait a minute. piers is actually a very old fashioned english name. there's never been a king piers. >> nobody's going to name their kid pizza. >> more likely to be king piers than queen soledad, i'll tell you. >> we'll see, all right, piers, thanks. >>> we'll be back in a moment. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. a new way to save on your prescriptions. it's the aarp medicarerx saver plus plan from unitedhealthcare. with this
with caution. prince william returned to king edward vi to be at the bedside of his hospital who is less than 12 weeks pregnant and treated for morning sickness. while her condition is guarded it's created worldwide excitement. fueling speculation the couple might be having twins. royal watcher neil shawn joins us live from london with more on this. this type of morning sickness is very serious, only occurs in 2% of pregnant women but it does spark speculation she could be carrying twins. why? >> oh, thomas, i think that's a big speculation. that started this morning, actually, very early on in our news services over here. there's no word of that, of course, from royal palace or royal insiders or anything like that. the more worrying aspect is the fact that it's acute morning sickness as you mentioned is not necessarily too rare, but when you look at somebody of kate's shall we say frame, stature as it were, she's a very, very slim girl and not the biggest of eaters, so consequently, that's the main concern certainly for prince william and the royal family to build this girl up a little bit,
the prank call to kate middleton's private nurse at the hospital. today king edward hospital held a news conference confirming the reports of the nurse's death. we can confirm jacintha was recently the victim of a hoax called to the hospital. the hospital had been supporting her through this difficult time. jacintha was a first-class nurse who care ed diligently for hundreds of patients during her time with us. >> terribly sad story. nbc's keir simmons joins us. what do we knee about the circumstances of this and what could have led to this? >> well, look jacintha saldanha was well respected and liked the hospital said. she had been at the hospital around four years. we think she was the nurse who took a call from an australian radio station, a prank call, where the radio hosts were pretending to be the queen and prince charles and got put through to the ward where kate middleton was. now the radio station has just issued a statement, andrea, saying that their deepest sympathies go to jacintha's family and it says chief executive officer has spoken with the host and presenters and they a
: appreciate it. edward tweeted us to say for six years, six years, obama said the bush tax cuts are bad, drop bush's name, and, now, the tax cuts are good. how can this be? it's interesting, isn't it? that's all for us. have a great weekend. we'll see you monday. good night from new ♪ gerri: tonight, did president obama break the law? some in the senate say yes, and now the cases in front of a judge. we will have a heated debate. with more than a million charities and the u.s. alone, how did you find the best one? we have you covered. "welcome to "the willis report." hello, everybody. i'm gerri willis. toght no progress on the fiscal cliff as democrats and republicans trade barbs over the issue. one group of americans is finding a wayhrough this regardless of congress and the president. small-business owners in this country are preparing to hire. jo me now, chief u.s. economist for i may just pull one side. heart of america group founder, and meer of the jobs creation alliance and actual job creators in this country who say their voices not being heard in this office took with debate. also
-- >> this is the most graphic creeping testimony i've ever heard. >> they convicted john edwards on one count, accepting illegal campaign contributions. >> while i don't believe i did anything illegal, i did an awful lot wrong. >> secret service agents partied hard. >> the government is investigating reports of unprofessional behavior. >> the fbi uncovered evidence of an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell. >>> his resignation happened so fast and unexpectedly one senator said it was like a lightning bolt. >>> three weeks after the shooting death of a 17-year-old police have now arrested george zimmerman. >> if i had a son, he'd look like trayvon. >> i just have to say my son was in fear for his life. >> we're going to get to the bottom of exactly what happened. >>> 911, where's your emergency? >> we just had a shooting at our school. we need to get out of here. >> victims in chardschaachardony there's no reason why he should have shot them. >> no parent thinks about picking out a casket. >> picking out a casket for your son. >> we are following a mass shooting overnight inside a
is treated for severe nausea at king edward hospital in london. odds makers are rushing to get their wages out. paddie power has 20 to 1 that catherine will be in the babe by's name. 9 to 1 for diana. 16 to 1 for william. we have odds how big the royal bundle will be. five to one under five pounds. 7-2 it weighs in between six pounds and 6.15. no one is betting how much weight she will gain. lori: doesn't matter what the baby looks like or how much weight she gains or loses it, that baby and that family will have a better life than all of us. doesn't matter. melissa: i don't know. dependsswhat your values are. maybe you value privacy. lori: come on! bringing it back to reality. melissa: you're right. coming up tonight on "money" we have chuck woolery of generation for america. he joins us to talk about how the aarp is lobbying for things that affect their bottom line that are not necessarily in the best interests of seniors. lori: dating game? melissa: was that it? i think so. no. i don't know. he is adorable. now he is out there lobbying for seniors to let them know --. lori: our crew is
that? do you know what that is? that's a scissors. i think that edward scissorhands out to be sent a videotape or cd to every republican and democrat and the president so they can learn what cutting is all about. okay? let me get this straight. if we're going to spend one of these and we're going to try to project how many we spend, if we do this and we cut it up, okay, that's a real spending cut. that's what we need to do. we need to take ben franklin and we're talking trillions and there's a lot of bens and we need to cut them. hear how that sounds? here's the problem that i see. we look at issues and then we talk about savings and then we go to a camera and we being all politicians and talk about the ten-year savings. we spend about 80 billion of these, $80 billion, on two wars. for the most part other than how many troops we're going to keep in afghanistan, they're over. so if you are spending $80 billion a year on two wars and they end, you're not spending 80 billion a year so$80 billion a . should you say you're cutting the deficit $800 billion? the real issue is this. if we'
sickness. she was smiling when she left king edward hospital this morning with prince william by her side. she is heading to kensington l palace forry short rest period. >>> grammy nominations are out. kelly clarkson is out for two of the biggest awards, song of the year and record of the year for her hit "stronger." six artists tied for the most nominations with six a piece, kanye west, jay-z, frank ocean, mumford and sons, and the group fun. are you a big ocean fan? >> i'm a big frank ocean fan. hope he cleans up. that would be nice. >>> our team this morning, jim frederick is with us, international editor of "time" magazine. abby huntsman is back, the daughter of former governor john jon huntsman and host of huffpost live. roland martin host of "washington watch." and zoraida sambolin sticks around. let's talk about pot. how about that for a sharp turn? it became legal in washington eight hours ago. it's still illegal in the federal government's eyes. they had a celebration in front of the space needle. miguel marquez is joining us with an update on how that went last night. >> repor
the name of the hospital again? >> reporter: it is the -- edward vii in central london. the place which is often favored by members of the royal family. because of the very strict, very tight security often placed around its high-profile patients. obviously there was a huge short coming on this occasion which -- have the tragic consequences. >> matthew chance reporting the breaking news for us outside the hospital. thank you, matthew. in a nutshell here, the employee in the hospital which was duped by a prank phone call from two australian radio deejays concerning prince william's pregnant wife's pregnancy, catherine, committed suicide. the deejays impersonated queen elizabeth ii and prince charles in prank phone call in which the nurse gave details of the duchess of cambridge's condition and care. that is cnn reporting and confirming that now. we will get more on this breaking news story in moments. >>> sleep is something many of us can't seem to get enough p oo of. kristin mcgee shows us how she poses her way to a good night's rest. >> here are my top yoga poses to help you fall aslee
, this is what the palace says. royal highnesses were looked after so well by everybody at king edward vii hospital. after they issued that, they added to that, there's been so much talk around the story. said at no point did the palace complain to the hospital about the incident. on the contrary, offered full support to the nurses involved and the hospital staff, wolf, at all times. >> max, where do things stand with the deejays in australia that placed the prank call. >> well, there's lots of smoking in australia after the event. the hospital took it extremely seriously, it was a breach of patient confidentiality. what we now know, the two presenters told by the chief executive of the radio station decided they're not going to carry on in that role for now out of respect for jacintha. i have to say, there's been fierce reaction about the statement. many feel it was a bit disrespectful in itself, it was not very clear that this terrible tragedy occurred and actually they were part of that. >> you know how old this nurse was? >> reporter: don't know how old she was. there's lots of specula
's the problem. >> alisyn: it's edward wolf and i said-- interestingly, another little tidbit in this study that he did, which is that for the top 1%, the net worth has skyrocketed, it's gone up 71% for the top 1% you've heard so much about, so the discrepancy between the middle class and the upper echelon is bigger than it's been and that may be what president obama is clinging to in his principle that on those people, it's time to raise the taxes. of course, they're just the 1% and maybe would say the that the 250,000 bar is too low for most of the country. >> dave: as for that proposal, more and more lawmakers from georgia, congressman woodall doesn't think too highly of it, in fact, equates it to nothing. watch. >> this is a giant blank sheet of paper. it's absent of any information whatsoever, because so, too, is the president's proposal for tackling the real economic challenge we have here. the real budget deficits and the real threat to economic superiority in this world, out of control federal spending. of the president of the united states, the president for four yea years, no cred
will marry a cutout of robert pattinson's character edward cull cullen. the story has grown mockery but the student is doing it as a thesis project, as a commentary on the two sides of las vegas, the real and the fantasy. she is buying a cake, rented a chapel on the las vegas strip and even planned a bachelorette party. >>> the kept did i center honored luminarieluminaries. the president and first lady attended the evening hosted by caroline kennedy which featured tributes raininging from robert deniro to bonnie raitt. the president quipped about the lifetime achievement awards. >> we continue a tradition by honoring extraordinary people who have no business being on the same stage together. we've got dave letterman alongside one of the greatest ballerinas of all time. i don't think dave dances. i worked with the speechwriters, there's no smooth transition from ballet to led zeppelin. we are trying to work the stairway to heaven metaphor and it didn't work. of course these guys also redefined the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. we do not have video of this. there were some hotel rooms tras
. some people reporting continual in the early stages, obviously. this is of a live view of king edward vii hospital where we believe kate middleton has been for several days, according to the castle, due to early morning sickness. for more details on that, guaranteed it's coming your way. in the meantime, talk for "squawk on the tweet." we have been talking about that study by the carlisle and gallagher consulting group saying 1 in 3 americans would consider a mortgage from walmart and half from paypal. neither offer mortgages. suppose walmart does enter the business? complete this sentence. walmart offering mortgages is like banks offering what? robert writes, it's like banks offering walmart greeter as a financial adviser, free of charge. bubbles writes walmart offering mortgages is like banks opening on thanksgiving night. and kerry writes, ugly christmas sweaters, which might be a gift if you open the new -- a new checking account. dow down 9 points. dell
candidate, at one point, from hillary clinton to barack obama, from john kerry to john edwards, all of them, they all played for their plan with this simple phrase, "rolling back the bush tax cuts." they've been doing it for eight years. so politically, that's why the president has to draw that line in the sand. >> he draws that line in the sand, but harold ford, what happens when republicans, at least a small number of them, go ahead and raise taxes on the top 2% and then turn to the white house and say, okay. now we'll move. and then they have to talk about how they're going to slash spending in medicare, to save medicare, how they'll have to slash spending in medicaid to save medicaid. their political problem on the other side of this tax debate is so much bigger than the republican problem. they're being too clever by half here. >> both sides have complicated hands. and if the democrats, we achieve what the president and some democrats in the senate are asking for in a narrow way around taxes, you're absolutely right. just as an aside on the bush era, this is the first time we didn't go
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